by: Scott McCaulley

One person is dead after a single vehicle crash in Newton County.

The Arkansas State Police reports the accident occurred just after 9:15 Wednesday morning on Highway 7 south of Jasper when 34-year-old Gary Foster of Morrilton failed to negotiate a curve resulting in his vehicle rolling over and eventually coming to rest on its top.

Road conditions were dry at the time of the accident according to the ASP Report.

This is the 100th Fatality in traffic crashes worked by the Arkansas State Police in 2020.